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Camp offers hope, fun to kids diagnosed with cancer

Erica Zucco
February 13, 2018 09:21 AM

TORREON, N.M. - It is peak fundraising time for Camp Enchantment, which brings a unique experience to New Mexico kids battling cancer. Organizers hope the community will take a look at upcoming events and consider donating.

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When New Mexico kids are diagnosed with cancer, the painful procedures and obstacles they face often last for years. Camp Enchantment gives them a chance to just be kids for a week each summer.

The camp, held in Torreon, NM, hosts kids and teens who have or have had cancer. Donations pay for everything for every camper, from medical care and counseling to food and activities.

Organizers say kids get to have the camp experience without putting an additional financial burden on their own families, and it gives them a surge of hope during a difficult period of treatment or recovery.

Each camper’s fees cost around $2000, and around 85 attend each year.

Click here to donate or find out about upcoming events: http://campenchantment.org/

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